Date: 2008 April 13 11:29
Posted by Joe
Fans who can get to Brighton on 17th May 2008, will want to go to Brighton's Great Escape Festival, for a Japanese segment of the event which will be hosted by ICFJ or "It Came From Japan".
They'll have a selection of Japanese bands playing, along with free sushi and anime visual provided by the folks at Manga Entertainment.
Details as follows:
ICFJ at The Great Escape festival
We can finally announce the line-up for Japanese bands we’ll be presenting at The Great Escape festival in Brighton in May. Six bands! We spoil you...
Our regular showcase event will take place, as always, at The Prince Albert, 1 minute from Brighton train station, on Saturday 17 May at 1.30pm. We’ll have free sushi and anime visuals provided by Manga Entertainment, and entry is free with or without a TGE wristband. The line-up is:
Bo-Peep (grungey grrrl-punk three-piece - www.myspace.com/bopeepjapan)
Vola & The Oriental Machine (androgynous new-wave boys - www.myspace.com/volaofficial)
Levelload (lightning-bolt boy-girl duo - www.myspace.com/levelload)
Natccu (soar-away, gritty pop goddess - www.myspace.com/natccu)
We’ll also have two other artists playing together in the evening of Saturday 17 May supporting FlyKKiller. We’ll let you know more details when we have them. The artists are:
Doping Panda (electronically-enhanced indie three-piece - www.myspace.com/dopingpanda)
Dr Usui (techy solo project of Motocompo’s main man - www.myspace.com/drusui)